The 8 Core Bench Exercises You Can Do With Just A Bench (plus workout)

Designing workouts with limited equipment can be a challenge. Thats why we’re providing these flat bench ab exercises you can add to your core workouts.

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Sean Klein
Written by
Sean Klein
Published on
01/04/22
Last updated
12/01/23
In This Resource
  • The 8 Core Bench Exercises You Can Do With Just A Bench
  • Sample Abs Workout With Just A Bench

Even if the only piece of equipment you have available is a bench, we still have some excellent core variations you can add into your routine. Some of these are very challenging core exercises that should only be done if you’re ready for advanced level core exercises. If you have a full gym at your disposal, consider adding some of these exercises into your core training for variety and a new, challenging stimulus.

The 8 Core Bench Exercises You Can Do With Just A Bench

Sample Abs Workout With Just A Bench

Complete 3 rounds

1. Candle Stick Lowers

Complete 6 repetitions

2. Long Lever Single Arm Plank on Bench

Hold for 20 seconds

3. Feet Elevated Straight Arm Side Plank

Hold for 30 seconds

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This resource was written by Sean Klein. Sean Richard Klein has thousands of hours of coaching experience and a BSc in Sports Science with Management from Loughborough University. He owns a gym in Bayonne France, CrossFit Essor, which runs group classes and a Personal training studio.

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